Azunna Anyanwu

Director of CMMC Advisory & Information Technology
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Azunna Anyanwu leads Aronson’s Technology Advisory service that assists clients with meeting their CMMC obligations. He is also the Director of Information Technology for the firm. Prior to joining Aronson, Azunna served as the Director of IT at a Federal government contractor as well as 12 years in Big 4 Consulting primarily serving Federal government clients.

With 20+ years of experience in IT operations, IT strategy, cybersecurity, business process reengineering, agile methodologies, and more, Azunna brings a unique and diverse technical skillset that has proven invaluable to the firm and clients alike.

Azunna has led the implementation of security programs that addressed cybersecurity gaps to demonstrate NIST 800-171 compliance. He has also led the development of multiple federal applications and supported the certification and accreditation (C&A) process to achieve Authority to Operate (ATO). Azunna also has experience teaching graduate-level courses on Information and Systems Security at the George Washington School of Engineering. He is a frequent contributor and speaker on Cybersecurity and IT Operations topics at industry and vendor-sponsored events.

As a servant leader who effectively manages, develops, and mentors people and teams, Azunna is adept at developing and sustaining trusted business advisor relationships with key leaders across IT and business units. He recognizes that it is impossible to have a secure and compliant IT environment without buy in and engagement from the entire organization.

 

Licenses & Certifications

  • CMMC Registered Practitioner (CMMC RP)
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

Education

The John Hopkins University: Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Science

Harvard University: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science

 

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